Dave Voyles for Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox

I love Gaming, HTML5, Startups, & Xbox, so I figured "why not spread the good word?"

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  • Blog Post: A developer’s guide to Windows 10 and the best of //build MVA

    There are two new pieces of content on Microsoft Virtual Academy that I want to highlght, considering the //build tour we are doing at the moment. I’m just wrapping up the first day of the tour in New York City, and we’re headed to Atlanta next. One way to get caught up on all of… ...
  • Blog Post: Google Polymer and web components tutorial

    Source code: GitHub  Live demo: http://pokemonwebaudio.azurewebsites.net/ I started working with polymer, to get a feel for what it was all about. Here’s how Google describes it: Web Components usher in a new era of web development based on encapsulated ...read more
  • Blog Post: Steam in-home streaming to a Dell Venue Pro

    I’ve got a little Dell Venue Pro that I use from time-to-time for work. It’s a $209 tablet that runs Windows 8.1. Great for carrying around, but even better for reading while I’m on the couch or in bed. I have a decent desktop PC that ...read more
  • Blog Post: Video and book recommendations for startups

    I recently discovered that a co-worker, Mandeep, and I shared a number of the same interests. Namely, that we both enjoy the culture around startups and books. I wrote another post not too long ago about some startup resources, which may be interest to ...read more
  • Blog Post: My next weekly newsletter is out!

    If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file. VC / Startups A list of resource ...read more
  • Blog Post: Thoughts on a potential Roku IPO

    It looks as though Roku has been investigating the potential for an IPO. I’m sold on this device. Before I was an engineer, I owned an audio visual company in Manhattan, where I installed AV equipment for wealthy clients. Despite being able to purchase ...read more
  • Blog Post: A new episode of the Indie Dev Podcast is up

    Last year I started interviewing independent game developers from across the world, in an effort to highlight their work, and the strategy behind how they build their games. I took a hiatus for the summer while I was traveling for work, but I’m ...read more
  • Blog Post: The history of JavaScript, as told by Douglas Crockford

    I’ve always found Douglas Crockford to be such an interesting person, because of his intimate knowledge of JavaScript. From Wikipedia: …best known for his ongoing involvement in the development of the JavaScript language, for having popularized ...read more
  • Blog Post: Use C# to script in Unreal Engine 4 now, courtesy of Xamarin

    Xamarin, the group behind the Mono, the open source implementation of Microsoft’s .NET framework, have done it again, but this time, in the gaming space. Today they announced that you can use C# (or F#) to script in Unreal Engine 4. Previously, ...read more
  • Blog Post: Azure Educator Grant program provides educators Azure for use in their University curricula

    Educators You can get Azure for 5 months, and it’s free to use in your curriculum. If you’re looking for resources, I’ve got tons and tons for you, as a well as BIzSpark for your students who are looking to start their own projects outside ...read more
  • Blog Post: Kinect SDK 2.0 and new adapter kit for Xbox to Windows

    Today we are launching the v2 SDK and a new adapter that will allow you to use a standalone Xbox One sensor with a PC. That means we’ve got a commercial, go-live license now for the SDK and Kinect-Enabled apps can be ingested into the Windows Store ...read more
  • Blog Post: A list of resources to get you started in the world of startups / venture capital

    I’ve begun compiling a list of resources that I’ve gathered along the way, as I continue to learn more about the world of startups and venture capital. Let me know if there’s anything that you feel is missing from me, and I’d love ...read more
  • Blog Post: What was going on in 1984 that made so many women give up on computer science?

      Great episode of Planet Money on NPR this week: What was going on in 1984 that made so many women give up on computer science? They illustrate the barriers of entry that many people faced in the 80s. Notably, many men picked up computers because ...read more
  • Blog Post: Open source jQuery mobile x-platform template for your use

    I wrote this Cordova app last year for a game studio that some friends run a game studio in Seattle, called Ska Studios. I had the app sitting around, so I figured I’d write a detailed readme and post it to GitHub, so that students can use it as ...read more
  • Blog Post: The current state of WebGL – iOS 8, Yosemite, Android Lollipop

    The web is a constantly evolving organism, where some parts advance more quickly than others. In the 3 years that WebGL has been around, adoption has continued to grow at an increased rate. Just this week, both Apple and Google announced improved support ...read more
  • Blog Post: Students: MSFT Imagine Cup 2015 is about to start

      I wish they would have had something like this when I was in school. There’s even a category for games right now. If you’re working on something with Unity, or another middleware engine, I’d love to hear about it. I can also grant ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 10th weekly newsletter is out!

    If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file.   Gaming The Flame In ...read more
  • Blog Post: Recap of the WebGL talk at Microsoft Malvern

    We had a great meeting for Philadelphia Game Works last night, at the Microsoft Malvern office. Group founder, Chris Gomez (@SpaceShot) is in the photo above, getting things started. We spoke about WebGL and how to get started with the open source engine ...read more
  • Blog Post: Cloud Dev Camps for Azure are coming to cities across the US

    We’re hosting several Azure camps throughout the country this fall, and it will be organized by fellow evangelists, as well as members of our Azure team. You will learn how to use the new Microsoft Azure features and services like Microsoft Azure ...read more
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova Azure VM Available

    I’ve been pushing for HTML5 tools for some time now. Today, the VIsual Studio team announced a VM that you can instantly deploy in Azure, which comes pre-installed with everything that you’ll need to get going with writing iOS (yes, in Visual ...read more
  • Blog Post: My 9th weekly newsletter of not-so-great tech stuff

      If you find some links that you think would be useful, feel free to share! You can always subscribe (or unsubscribe) by clicking on the MailChimp widget on the right-hand side of this page. Here’s a link to the original file.   HTML5 Choosing ...read more
  • Blog Post: Some of my favorite podcasts – Savage Lovecast, Planet Money, This Week In Tech

    I’ve been listening to podcasts since I was in college. It was part of my daily commute, driving from my home in the suburbs of Long Island, to NYIT in Old Westbury. Since that time, my tastes have changed a bit, but my love of podcasts hasn’t ...read more
  • Blog Post: Currently playing: The Last of Us, Grandia II, Destiny

    I haven’t written anything personal about myself here in a while, so I thought it’s about time I got back to that. I’m going to post about the games that I’m currently playing on occasion, and I’d love to see what you think ...read more
  • Blog Post: Two new gaming courses on MVA

    We have two new gaming courses on MVA in the last few weeks. All of the assets and slides are available through the links below. Enjoy, and let me know what you think! Developing 2D & 3D Games with Unity Developing 2D & 3D Games with Unity We ...read more
  • Blog Post: The channel9 game blog – Microsoft and indies

    I love our push for independent developers. ID@Xbox is consistently launching new games, and on the Windows and Phone side of things we have a new gaming blog, where we highlight some of the best games that developers are working on, as well as the middleware ...read more
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